Chevalier (role)

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The Chevalier is a role specific to Slash'EM Extended. They are a melee/caster class, and can be any race or alignment.

Chevaliers are a mix of the knight and priest roles. They can see the BUC status of all items, but they have to follow a code of conduct, meaning their alignment record will take a hit for hitting sleeping or fleeing monsters, eating while satiated or stealing from shops. A Chevalier also starts with a random baby dragon pet, a saddle, and basic riding skill.

The Chevalier quest sees you fighting Alduin for the Magic Mirror of Arthubert.

Starting Equipment

Techniques

Chevaliers gain techniques at these experience levels:

Skills

Chevalier Skills
Max Skills
Expert


Gods

Main article: Religion
  • Lawful: Buddha
  • Neutral: Jahwe
  • Chaotic: Allah

Chevalier rank titles

The status line shows you to be one of the following ranks when you reach the specified experience level:

  • XL 1-2: Basher
  • XL 3-5: Undefiler
  • XL 6-9: Faithful
  • XL 10-13: Religious One
  • XL 14-17: Returned One
  • XL 18-21: Sacred One
  • XL 22-25: Celestial
  • XL 26-29: Decomposer
  • XL 30: Annihilator

Strategy

Chevaliers can use both melee and spellcasting; they also start out with a powerful pet, and have a higher chance of saddling/riding pets compared to other roles. Eventually the starting dragon will evolve into an adult dragon if it survives for long enough, making it very powerful. The player also has the advantage of seeing whether an item is cursed, and the blessing technique can be used to uncurse an otherwise-useful cursed item. However, don't steal from shops, eat while satiated, or attack a fleeing/sleeping monster, you caitiff!

The Chevalier quest spawns lots of dragons and troll zombies, which are hard to kill. Also, Alduin is a very dangerous quest nemesis with lots of breathing/lash/trample attacks that can do great damage; a full set of elemental resistances is recommended for fighting him.

Origin

The Chevalier is based on medieval knights.